Upcoming Events

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Friday, October 10, 2014

Architecture Alumni Weekend

Location: Notre Dame Stadium

This year, Alumni Weekend will take place over October 10th and 11th. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish will take on the North Carolina Tar Heels at 3:30 pm. More information on Alumni Weekend events and tickets for the football game to come.

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades Lecture: Serving the Church through Architecture

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Location: 104 Bond Hall

Lecture Summary

Bishop Rhoades will speak about the role of architects in service to the Church and the liturgy in light of the teaching of Vatican II and the instruction of the Roman Missal, that sacred buildings “should be truly worthy and beautiful and be signs and symbols of heavenly realities.”  He will look at how sacred architecture helps us in prayer and the liturgy to lift our minds and hearts to the Lord as well as the great need in today’s culture for churches that serve Catholic worship and truly convey a sense of the sacred.…

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Friday, March 20, 2015

The Richard H. Driehaus Prize

Location: Chicago, IL

The Richard H. Driehaus Prize at the University of Notre Dame complements the School of Architecture’s classical and urbanist curriculum, providing a forum for celebrating and advancing the principles of the traditional city with an emphasis on sustainability.

Beauty, harmony, and context are hallmarks of classical architecture, thus fostering communities, enhancing the quality of our shared environment, and developing sustainable solutions through traditional materials.”

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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Earl Shettleworth Lecture: The National Historic Preservation Act: The First Fifty Years from a Maine Perspective

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Location: 104 Bond Hall

The John Burgee Lecture
 

Lecture Summary  

Enacted nearly fifty years ago, the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 resulted in a creative partnership between the National Park Service and the states to conduct a nationwide program of identifying, recording, and preserving America’s built environment. Since the late 1960s the states have located prehistoric and historic sites for listing in the National Register of Historic Places, restored significant buildings through federal and state grants and tax credits, and protected cultural resources through Section 106 reviews. The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation are the accepted national guidelines for restoring historic structures. As America’s longest actively serving State Historic Preservation Officer, Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr., Director of the Maine Historic Preservation Commission and Maine State Historian, will assess the impact of National Historic Preservation Act on Maine and the nation.      …

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Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Vernon Minor Lecture: Narrative in the Architecture and Sculpture of Rome's Sant'Agnese is Piazza Navona

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Location: 104 Bond Hall

Lecture Summary

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The lecture emphasizes the role of narrative in the church of Sant’Agnese and how best to assess and critique the “narratological” elements of the sculptural reliefs.  I will concentrate on one of those reliefs, “The Stoning of St. Emrentiana,” by Ercole Ferrata.  My lecture begins with an historical account of the church and its sculpture, then moves fairly quickly to a critical reading of the workings of narrative in that space.  I will calling upon theories in narrative studies and in the discipline of art history.   …

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